Ovechkin Scores as Caps Claim 5th Straight

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Ovechkin Scores as Caps Claim 5th Straight
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MONTREAL -- The puck keeps going in for Alex Ovechkin. The league's co-leader in goals finished a spectacular play with a tricky shot that fooled Montreal goalie Carey Price on Tuesday as the Washington Capitals beat the Canadiens 3-2 to extend their winning string to five games. The Capitals are a perfect 5-0-0 in April and Ovechkin has eight goals in that span. The center on his line, Nicklas Backstrom, picked up two assists and has 11 points, all helpers, in the same five games.

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